While Pacific Drilling may be a young company, our management is composed of industry veterans, averaging over 20 years of relevant experience in their respective fields of expertise.

Christian Beckett , , , CEO

Over 22 years experience in the energy industry, including over 10 years at Schlumberger, three years at McKinsey and most recently, four years at Transocean. Joined Pacific Drilling in 2008.

Paul Reese , , , CFO

Over 18 years as a finance professional in the oilfield services and E&P space, including time at BHP Billiton and Transocean. Joined Pacific Drilling in 2008.

Cees Van Diemen , , , COO

Over 34 years experience in the mobile offshore drilling industry, including 25 years with Noble Drilling Corp. and its predecessor Neddrill. Joined Pacific Drilling in 2009.

Michael Acuff , , , SVP Sales & Business Development

Over 15 years of experience in the drilling industry, most recently as SVP of contracts and marketing at Diamond Offshore. He also held various roles during his 11 years at Transocean. Joined Pacific Drilling in 2014.

John Boots , , , VP Finance & Treasurer

Over 23 years of international experience in the energy industry, including 14 years at Noble Drilling and its predecessor Neddrill. Joined Pacific Drilling in 2009.

Kinga Doris , , , VP General Counsel

Over 15 years of experience advising global energy companies, most recently with Pride International where, as Chief Counsel, she was responsible for legal affairs of the global operations and strategic planning groups. Joined Pacific Drilling in 2010.

Michelle Hobbs , , , VP Human Resources

Over 15 years experience in international HR strategy development and execution, acquisitions and integration, organizational planning and design, compensation and budgeting. Joined Pacific Drilling in 2008.

Paul Linkin , , , VP QHSE

Nearly 20 years of experience in various operations and QHSE management roles at Schlumberger. Joined Pacific Drilling in 2009.

Bob MacChesney , , , SVP Key Accounts

Over 30 years experience in the drilling industry, including 20 years with Schlumberger and nine with Transocean. Joined Pacific Drilling in 2008.

Edgar Rincon , , , VP Operations Support

12 years of experience in the consulting and energy industries, most recently at McKinsey in Caracas and Houston. Joined Pacific Drilling in 2009.

Amy Roddy , , , VP Investor Relations & External Communications

10 years of experience in the energy industry, including four years with Transocean, most recently focused on investor relations and corporate communications. Joined Pacific Drilling in 2011.

Matt Schwartz , , , VP Audit & Compliance

14 years of finance and audit experience in the offshore drilling industry, including 10 years with Transocean. Joined Pacific Drilling in 2010.

Tony Seeliger , , , VP Americas

Over 20 years of international industry experience, including nine years with Ensco/Pride, and an extensive background in operations management. Joined Pacific Drilling in 2012.

Richard Tatum , , , VP Controller

Over 14 years of experience as a finance and accounting professional, most recently at Frontier Drilling, and including eight years of public accounting experience with Grant Thornton LLP, where he served in its National Office Professional Standards Group. Joined Pacific Drilling in 2010.

Coy Wright , , , VP Information Technology

Over 25 years of experience managing global information technology with various energy industry companies, including Weatherford, Halliburton, and GulfMark Offshore. Joined Pacific Drilling in 2008.
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